Amazon, Microsoft launch Alexa and Cortana integration public preview
Pearl Jam gets political with burning White House poster
Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced
Twitter suspends Alex Jones from key functions of account
Sarah Sanders' Claim About Obama's Black Job Creation Was Way Off
Amazon Will Now Deliver Whole Foods Groceries in 2 Hours
09 February 2018, 02:01 | Max Haynes
Justin Sullivan Getty Images Amazon buys grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. They immediately lower prices
The new deal went into effect on Thursday.
Amazon Prime's $99 annual fee falls in this range, but in terms of overall value, there's no comparison, since Prime members also get video and music services, discounted shipping on Amazon.com, and much more.
In a press release, Amazon says that the rollout will begin in these four cities, but that it plans to expand across the USA later in 2018.
The announcement is the latest in Amazon's integration of the Whole Foods Market chain of high-end organic supermarkets, which it agreed to buy in June for $13.7 billion.
Ade Ogbomo, a teacher in Dallas, said she orders everything from Amazon - except food.
Stock market turmoil extends to crude prices
Oil prices fell for the fifth session in a row Thursday on the back of surging US production and rising inventories. The EIA's weekly data came on the heels of an upwardly revised forecast for total US production this year and next.
It's unclear if Greeley's title will change or whether his appointment will affect Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's role. An "ultra-fast" one-hour delivery option costs $7.99, again on purchases of $35 and above. For reference, Amazon acquired Whole Foods for almost $14 billion in 2017.
Amazon is putting its Whole Foods acquisition to good use, adding Whole Foods groceries to its Prime Now delivery service. Keep in mind that Whole Foods delivery is only available from 8AM to 10PM, so you can't rely on it for your midnight cravings.
About 7 percent of US households bought groceries online previous year, according to NPD Group.
Analysts see this as the first step towards Amazon truly leveraging Whole Foods stores. Target bought grocery-delivery company Shipt late a year ago.
Some Whole Foods stores already offered delivery through a partnership with Instacart. They are contract drivers, similar to Uber, who sign on for specific delivery shifts at Amazon using their own vehicles, but the routing app of Amazon. They deliver items for Amazon, Prime Now, grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, Amazon Restaurants and now Whole Foods. However, Amazon has big plans to roll this out nationwide very soon. "We're going to be expanding".
Apple's Battery Health feature previewed in iOS 11 beta
Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, also sent a letter to Apple asking for more information. Hogan did not mention the SEC and Justice Department investigations in her letter to Thune.
Second Trailer Drops For Series 2 Of Netflix's Jessica Jones
There's also hints that the sinister purple man himself - season one's immensely terrifying villain Kilgrave - will be returning. Alongside the cool trailer, the streaming giant treats fans to a new poster of the sophomore season of the Marvel series.
Sanchez Sentenced To 16 Months' Jail For Tax Fraud
The Chile global arrived at Old Trafford from Arsenal in a swap deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction. It was the biggest Manchester United post on Instagram with 2m likes and comments.